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front door. threw the whole family in the truck as fast as we could, packed bags. >> she called me, and she was begging me. she said, mama, the water is coming up on us. we need rescue. >> this morning i was handing out food boxes, and a lady just broke down crying. and i hugged her and prayed with her and just -- just consoled her. >> i'm devastated. i've cried all day. 100% of my things have been destroyed. >> things like bad dreams. he just gets to the point where you don't know what to say or think. >> this is nothing like i've ever seen. nothing. katrina, none of those storms can compare to this. >> all right. let's give our love on down to baton rouge. thank you all for coming out to the church. all these people behind me are all volunteering to help their community in need. when you hear the story of devastation and how many people literally were getting on boats and saving lives as this water
came in so fast, it's an incredible story of heroism, generosity, kindness, everything that makes america great. sir, what's your name? >> john broussard. >> when i got here, and we're going to show this later in the show tonight, i could not believe what i saw. it was house after house, block after block, street after street, devastation. water up as high as six feet in these houses. every home destroyed. and it may be as many as 100,000. >> in our neighborhood, i had two foot of water in our house. we had a little bit of time to get stuff out, which we -- >> an hour. >> about an hour. the river was rising about three inches every hour. when i woke up at kw7 05. one of my neighbors was moving to higher ground. and within an hour, we had water coming in our house.
>> look, this isn't just -- these homes, as we'll show later, i mean these homes were destroyed. i saw it anywhere from four feet, five feet, six feet. you had an hour to get out of the house? >> yeah, we had an hour to get out. >> what's your name by the way? >> theresa broussard. we never thought we would get water because the big flood of '83, hour house was high and dry, and my husband was talking to -- >> is this your husband? >> yes. >> you married way up. okay. >> my husband was talking to the neighbor, who parked his car on the road in the highest spot, and he still -- we couldn't wrap our minds around it. it wasn't coming. it's not coming. different circumstances. well, it came, and it came fast. as a home school mom, all i could worry about was getting my schoolbooks and everything up in the attic where it was safe. i said we can lose everything, but we can't lose the schoolbooks. >> see, if i was your student, i
would be upset by that. >> i know. >> i would have said let's drown the books. >> my son's not happy. >> it's amazing. i'm joking, but it's not a joke because you think of the american dream. i was just saying this before. the american dream is you get your house, and you get that house, and these people aren't going to be moving back into these homes maybe for a year or two. i mean it's sad. >> but there is a silver lining. i'm doing hashtag faith family and friends because that's what's getting us through. our faith, of course, is just -- i had a wonderful bible study this morning. last night, i picked up where i left off saturday morning, where i was casually drinking my coffee thinking, i'm not going to get water. >> this is almost like your own version of noah's ark? >> yes. so but faith, family and friends because we're staying with family, and friends are looking out for us, and they've helped pull nails. they've helped pull sheetrock
and all that. >> you know what the thing that really impressed me is i saw that every block, every street that we went on -- and we'll show some of this video -- it was like every house had already been gutted. no government agency got here. this is neighbor helping neighbor. >> this is our son. >> how are you doing? what's your name? >> andrew. >> are you helping your mom out big time now? are you stepping up? >> yeah. we had to pull out some walls. >> hey, darling. what's your name? oh, okay. don't worry. i'm not a liberal. i'm not hillary. i'm not obama. listen, please know you're in our thoughts and prayers. we're going to talk to some other folks here. are we going over here? okay. how are you do something what's your name? >> joshua. >> tell us what went on where you live. >> we live in prairieville actually so we didn't get flooded. >> you came to help. >> actually hanging out with the broussards. we gutted a house today and really sad to see all the dreams of people.
when kids are living there, you see all the scattered pieces of the games on the floor, and it's really hard to watch. >> but you came to help, as did everybody else in this room, which says a lot about you. thanks for what you are doing. give this guy a hand. [ applause ] what's your name, darling? >> ellie. >> you hit my hand. you can show everybody. hard. ow! tell us about what happened. that's your little boy over here? >> yeah, and i have a few more behind me. >> what a good-looking family. >> thank you. >> tell us what happened. >> so friday morning we woke up and realized that our house looked like it was about to flood. so we put all of our furniture on cinder blocks and called our friend to come and get us because we already couldn't get out of our neighborhood. >> from mike. >> mr. mike came to help you? do you like mr. mike? yeah? he's nice. do you beat him up too? no. okay. just me. i'm the punching bag.
so did you save your furniture? >> well -- >> no? >> no. so friday we went to my parents' house across town. their house is about five feet off the ground, and we got word friday night that our house didn't flood. but there was about three feet of water -- >> we thought it would flood. >> we thought it would flood. but my parents' house had about three feet of water around it, not in the house yet. so we couldn't leave. and then saturday, about 5:00 that afternoon, water started coming in their house. it ended up about knee-deep. we were stuck in two rooms with 11 people. so we had a renter next door who didn't leave, and they were on the ground level. so she came with us, and so it was my parents and my niece and nephew and the six of us and the renter, and four dogs. >> wow. >> upstairs for two or three days. i kind of lost track. >> yeah. >> for three days.
>> for three days. >> for three days? do you want to be on tv when you get older? you'd be really good at it. did you all hear? we're going to show this. but one of the more amazing things, it came down so fast, and the currents were pretty -- and everyone told the story about how everyone with a boat came, and the sheriff told me he could not believe in the one county we were in earlier, livingston, that only one person died in that county considering the rapids, the number of old people, elderly. you had a hospital. you had a nursing home, and they got everybody out because everybody -- not one federal government bit of aid here, but neighbor helping neighbor with their boats, right? all true? and so many lives were saved. well, we're going to come back, and we're going to show the country what i saw today, which will shock your conscience.
and that is home after home, street after street literally devastation, and this is going to take years to complete. we're in baton rouge, louisiana. it's "hannity" on the road. stay right there. we'll also meet that great sheriff who helped save a lot of lives this weekend straight ahead. >> the smell is just horrendous. every drawer, every bin, every pot you open still contains that toxic, you know, river water. and so the cleanup has been a real mess. it's more devastation than i've ever seen in my life. whether it's connecting one of the world's most innovative campuses. or bringing wifi to 65,000 fans. businesses count on communication, and communication counts on centurylink. heythere's a more enjoyabley! way to get your fiber. try these delicious phillips' fiber good gummies,
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the ground. just about everything was ruined that the water touched. right here we have -- just trying to suck the water out of every drawer in the house because it's full of this water. >> this was our living room, dining room, and kitchen that was completely destroyed. different pieces of furniture that are irreplaceable that we have to buy. very expensive pieces of equipment. it's all lost. >> unbelievable devastation. welcome back to "hannity," and we're broadcasting tonight from greenwell spring baptist church in louisiana where earlier today, sheriff jason ard from the livingston perish sheriff's office showed me exactly what the floods had destroyed. this is understandi take a look. >> stop here for a second. take a look down there. look at all this. this is livingston parrish. describe where we are and exactly how bad this -- this looks like the aftermath of
katrina. >> yes, it does. we're actually south of hill springs, which is actually just west of -- east of baton rouge. and this area has never flooded. >> stop right here. look down here. >> the devastation that this flood has caused these residents here, it's just horrible. i actually was involved in katrina, and the only thing that i can think in my 25 years of experience to describe this is katrina. and the reason is i remember seeing the vehicles stalled on the road, flipped over in the ditches, the boats everywheres. just the mass destruction, and this is as close as i can -- >> if we can get a picture. stop for a second and look at that water line on the house. it's up two-thirds of the way on the house. >> you have water lines that are going to be above the roof line. i mean you have homes here that were completely destroyed. >> how many people are we talking about displaced? >> you know, we think over 80% of our population, which is
141,000, have been touched by this storm. we know there's some that lost everything. we know some had damage. >> let's look down this block. if you can shoot down that block and take a look. now, sheriff, you told me earlier -- and this stunned me. i mean look at this. it's unbelievable. look at how high the water goes up. >> not only of them are losing their homes, a lot of them lost their vehicles. if you've never flooded before, how do you know to get out? the water is moving down this direction. we started getting calls from here. we actually had to prioritize and tell people that are on the bottom floor that are moving to the second floor to tell us when you get in your attic because then you become priority. that's how many people are calling. >> and you lost only one person with no notice, and you were able to commandeer between what your offices were able to do, the national guard -- i assume they weighed in as well? >> right. >> and basically neighbor helping neighbor, commandeering any boat you had, and with no notice, you got everybody out and only one person died?
>> yes, sir. >> wow. >> it's truly amazing. >> that's a miracle. >> but, you know, we just know without a doubt god is watching over is and made this up for these citizens to get them out. there's a lot of good things that come out of this. when you got your head down, just know we're strong and things could have been a lot worse. >> as you're getting all these people out, how many hours did it take to get everyone from every neighborhood out? >> we didn't probably start feeling that we accomplished what we needed to accomplish until probably monday morning. >> this is it. this is the water line. >> right. >> and actually it's even worse down the block. >> a lot worse down the black. >> but, guys, if you can just get a picture, this house is done. it is gutted almost completely. this is a total rebuild. this is all electrical, all plumbing. >> and they also had to get chemicals in here to make sure they could get the mold. we know it's coming. so it's --
>> so these are thousands of people. i just spoke with the daughter. i mean they're asking their mom to move down to florida now. >> right. >> because obviously she's not getting back in her house in a long time. >> right. and that's the sad thing. a lot of people are not going to have anywhere to live. everything is basically destroyed -- not everything, but most things are destroyed. >> where are you putting the people now that are displaced? >> our parrish government is working on trying to get housing. we do have them in shelters, making sure they get fed and doing the best we can there. we also have a lot of our faith-based communities, churches and stuff that are actually housing people as well. >> i know franklin graham's group is down here, tony perkins' group, samaritans purse. >> we have people just down here cooking just to make sure everyone is fed. they're working with the red cross and other entities to make sure there's food and water here. everyone is working together and we're get things done. i think the thing that people
are starting to focus on is my home, what am i going to do? >> we all watched katrina, and i was down after -- i saw the aftermath of katrina, and what i said on tv at the time is pictures never capture the devastation. >> right. >> i would argue we can't even have pictures capture the devastation here. in that case, though, you had a lot of crime and looting, et cetera. you said you've had some, but not too bad. >> we've been taking a very hard line toward that. we have a lot of agencies throughout the state that came due to the louisiana's sheriff's association to patrol the streets and keeping the looters out. we're taking a very hard line with that. we're not going to put up with that at all. and a lot of people think because hi to close my jail down, the inmates don't have anywhere to go, but that's not true. i have a temporary booking facility. >> you got a place for them to stay too? >> that's right. >> sheriff, i know you've been
real busy and very generous with your time. we really appreciate it. the nation needs to see this. we're going to put up different organizations like samaritan's purse and tony perkins' group and see if we can't help the great people down here out. >> and i want to just say thank you to all the people that have came and helped and that continue to come, continue to call, not only bringing food but bringing workers and helping with the reconstruction. >> with that too, i can't believe there's been nowhere near the national attention this deserves. you even said locally they're not following this yet. >> i think the locals followed it early on, but we're still having some other areas that are flooding, still in the southern part of the state. so i'm sure they're still working on that with limited resources. >> it's a miracle you got everybody out of here. it really is. thank you so much, sir. thanks for what you do. >> appreciate it. coming up, earlier today i also spoke with some louisiana residents.
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and a lot of her memories through me were in this home, and now it's gone. >> that's home after home, block after block, neighborhood after neighborhood. we're broadcasting tonight from greenwell springs. we're in louisiana. now, today i had the chance to talk to the residents of this great state. most of them had their homes completely and you utterly destroyed. take a look. how did you get out? this happened so fast. what happened? >> on a boat. they backed it up right there, and they just shoved me in the boat and took me out. >> and how fast did the water start coming into your house? >> pretty fast. >> wow. >> i was in there, and i looked out, and my patio was dry. and i looked out again, and it was -- and i thought, holy cow. and before they got me on the boat, the water was coming in. >> wow. so you had everybody in every house having to get on a boat? >> yeah, just about. >> wow. and i'm looking in front of your yard. everything that you've had and saved your whole life. >> that's part of my life.
part of my life's in that truck. part of my life's on this table. >> yeah. >> and my son and daughter-in-law are still walking around. so, you know, that's good. >> what do you think? the country has not caught this and understood this. >> i hate to say this. >> no. say it. >> because i love america. i don't want to live anywhere else, and i know our crew does the best that they can do. >> right. >> but i don't think washington gives a hoot about anybody but their pockets. >> did you see the president playing golf during all of this? >> no, i didn't because i don't have a tv. >> i got that. but you know he was playing golf. >> oh, i'm sure he was. >> let me just show everybody, if you don't mind, i'm going to look at your garage. is that okay? >> go ahead. >> okay. if you look over here, so the water came up to here. and inside your house, the same thing? >> you can go through the house if you want to because it's --
the sheetrock is coming down. the cabinets are out. everything. >> and this is not a flood zone. you don't have flood insurance. >> no, i don't have flood insurance because they told me when that flood of '83 came through, and then when i bought this house, they told me that this house did not flood. >> you're also going to have to rebuild the whole inside of that house. your country needs to help you now, you know that. >> i know that, but you know. >> i have a pretty loud megaphone, and a big mouth. >> what we have in washington, i don't know. >> i agree with you. i'm so sorry. i am. thank you for sharing your time with us. >> you're welcome. >> i'm so glad you made it out okay. >> well, i am too so -- but thank you very much. i hope you can help us out. >> i'm looking at everything you own right behind you. i'm looking. i'm so sorry. this has got to be horrible. >> we got three houses that flooded. we got two rentals and our own home, and we're having to redo all of them. you know, no income.
>> so you're taking off work to do this? >> yeah, yeah. >> and i'm kim. >> by the way, kim said she dressed up for this. >> she was going, wait a minute. i got to get dressed. no. people need to see how hard you work, and you get to get all of this stuff out of your house. >> exactly. exactly. it's struggle, you know. every day we wake up, try to come out here, do a little bit. and i just pray that we stay healthy enough to be able to do it, you know, and just finding help is hard because everybody is in the same situation. >> eric, you came down to help your friend? >> i lost my home too. everything we own is gone. >> i know this is a dumb question. this is a non-flood zone. i just talked a lot of your neighbors. they don't have flood insurance. >> i mean at least we have flood insurance on two of them. >> not this one? >> no. >> this is a no flood zone. >> right. this house is 40 years old. it hasn't never flooded. >> never come close. >> you know, it's just -- >> what i can't believe, and the sheriff's been tallielling me altogether day, this happened
immediately. and there was no notice. >> no. >> walk us through as water is beginning to rise and all of a sudden it gets up to your door and comes in your house, what was that right? >> this house right here, the rental house and the lady was living here. there was no water in the back. then she had to get an air mattress and float out with her kid, it come up so quick. >> i heard the current was brutal. >> it was. we actually live on the river, me and him, and we had to be rescued because the current was so bad, we thought our house -- i thought the house would cave in. so somebody came and got us, and we've been staying with friends and family until, you know, we get it back. >> you got in your own boat. how many people do you think you got out? >> i don't know. a lot. >> a lot? >> yeah, breaking out windows, saving them out of their attics, off the roofs. >> there's a lot of elderly people in the community. >> yes, absolutely. >> i had one of my boats, the current was so strong, it had another boat push me up to the
doo door. and they had to come by helicopter to get them out of my boat. >> i didn't know how bad it was and then i started talking to people i know, and they said, no, new york yo, you have no id. now that i'm here, the country doesn't have an idea. >> we've heard cnn and all of them are just not posting. i mean not -- nothing. >> the sheriff told me nobody's been here. >> no. absolutely not. i mean we all need help out here. >> sir, what's your name? >> my name's bob. >> you're not from here, but one of your friends lost everything. >> yeah, a couple of doors down. >> you were giving me numbers just a second ago. the numbers of people impacted by this. >> i believe there's 137,000 people in asuncion parrish, and i heard that 100,000 of them are flooded. and that's -- that's a huge number. it's not that same percentage in other areas, but the devastation is asuncion parrish, east baton rouge. it's all around.
>> we're in liviin livingston n. every house on this block has everything they own on the front yard, and you said that's all people doing it on their own. >> that's right. they're been very little government assistance to this point. it's been family, friends, people doing their own. and what people need to understand, they're tearing their hearts out of these houses. this is not just stuff. >> no. this is their life. >> my friend has been there for 40 years. everything that he owns -- >> is on his front lawn. >> on the front lawn. coming up, when we come back, we'll speak with more victims of this flood as well as the men and women who are out there helping their neighbors during their time of need. that and more as we continue from baton rouge tonight on "hannity." you can run an errand. (music playing) ♪ push it real good... (announcer vo) or you can take a joyride.
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department came with a rescue boat and took my wife. she's a breast cancer patient, survivor. we got brought to a staging area, and rescued. i'm living inside the garage. i put an air conditioner in the window, and my wife is staying with her sister. and i'm staying there cleaning it up. i'm 71, and we'll start over and make it from here. >> that's just more of the devastation. welcome back to "hannity," and we are in louisiana, where over at least 60,000 homes have been damaged, many destroyed by the floods. joining us now, the mayor of the city of central louisiana, j.r. shelton right here with us. we have congressman garret graves. the lieutenant governor is with us. by the way, i do have one question for the audience. you all can clap and agree. were you glad that donald trump came here? [ applause ]
and when you saw the president day after day playing golf, did it bother you? how much? a lot? and then hillary also, she called your governor. phoning i all? i can't hear you. [ booing ] mr. mayor, first of all, i'm sorry. i got to meet these wonderful people, volunteers that have come from as far as lynch burg, virginia. this is not going to go away in a week, a month, six months, or a year. >> oh, no. we're a city of 27,000 folks. i can tell you 25,000 of them have been affected by this. >> wow. >> 90% of our homes have been destroyed. >> wow. >> so we're in for a long, long haul here. however, i want to tell you that the city of central is very resilient. it's neighbor helping neighbor. we're not relying on anybody else. we're not waiting for $400 million that might have gone to iran to come to us. we're here taking care of ourselves. >> wow.
[ applause ] >> congressman, what really shocked me today and we just aired some of this is a lot of people impacted by this, they don't live in a flood zone. they didn't have flood insurance. what can be done on a national level to help? like i love what samaritans' purse is doing. i love what my buddy, tony perkins, is doing. but that's just to get people through the day and through the weeks and put food in their stomachs. but what can the government do to help them? this seems to be one of those moments they need to step up. >> we been through disasters here before. this storm caused 31 inches of rain in just a few days. 31 inches of rain is what the national annual average rain fall is, and we got it in two days. so this is a once in a lifetime, once in a thousand-year type storm. there needs to be a more robust federal recovery package that -- >> have you talked to the president? >> i haven't spoken to the president. >> was he too busy golfing? >> yeah. i had a chance to talk to some
other folks. >> sorry, i couldn't resist. i know. >> i certainly plan on talking to him about it tomorrow. >> lieutenant governor, good to see you. by the way, i was impressed. you have a democratic governor in the state. you're a republican lieutenant governor, and i was impressed that it seemed that both the governor and even mary landrieu doesn't particularly like me had some good things to say about those people bringing attention to this terrible problem down here. >> absolutely. we've got to work together. with the fema rules, if you didn't have flood insurance, we need donations, we need people to step up as these neighbors have done. neighbor helping neighbor. we're not going to be waiting. we're gutting homes. we're going to go in and rebuild homes and take those citizens that didn't have flood insurance through private donations. >> 90% of this community. >> i know. but we can't wait. we've got to go to war. >> it's beyond that because i've been in these homes. you've got to not only gut it. i think the only thing you might be able to save is the shell. i used to be in construction. >> absolutely. >> so everything else is out.
>> absolutely. >> that means you're basically building a new home for everybody, and if there's no insurance, what are these people going to do? >> we've got to give them home. we've got to be able to work as a team and start working to rebuild these houses. and day after day, it's going to get better. it's a long haul. hopefully there will be some help from the federal government. but it's going to take private donations. i wrote my check the other day while my wife was here volunteering. donald trump left a check. >> i'm going to write a check. >> we could use one from the clinton foundation. if she's not going to come, we'll take her check. [ theefr checheers and applause] >> i just want to warn you, that money may have come in saudi arabia where they don't treat women, gays, lesbians jews too well. >> sean, i promise you central will come back bigger and stronger than ever. this community, while we've been devastated, we have not lost our heart.
we're going to continue to do whatever it takes for us to come back. we have folks that are friends in the government, and they will be here to take care of us. >> yeah. last thing. what do you think you can do in terms of getting your fellow congressmen to step up? >> i've already been in touch with the speaker's office. we're going to be bringing members of congress down here. >> speaker ryan floneeds to com down here. >> you can't understand this unless you see it. the scope and devastation is -- >> my camera crew has been with me 20 years, some of them. they've been with me forever, and we were all shocked. what we kept saying to each other was television does not capture this. >> it doesn't. >> it's unbelievable. >> a hurricane will affect a couple parishes. this is over 20 parishes spread across all of the middle of louisiana. >> the sheriff said to me -- he said, this was a hurricane without the wind, and it affected almost as many people.
>> and they didn't have flood insurance. along the coast, you know they have flood insurance. a thousand-year event as the congressman said. it wasn't expected. so this is devastating these people that have no means to rebuild. >> i spoke to this poor woman. she literally has to move to florida to be with her family or she has no place to live. are you going to have enough rooms, beds, to put these people? >> we will find places for them. >> okay. >> sean, i've been asked about how big the flood was. i'm not trying to be flip, but noah would have had a problem with this flood. >> listen, i'm not -- i was kidding around before. i agree. this is beyond imagination. >> this is one of these examples we've seen over and over again where you're spending billions of dollars after a flood instead of spending millions before. there was a core of engineers project that dates back to the 1980s that could have prevented this. the project has been in the study and construction phase since the 1980s that could have prevented -- >> only government could screw up that badly. >> it's unbelievable. we're going to take a break.
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of course we have hundreds of thousands of people now devastated, losing their homes. but there's another story to tell, and that's neighbor helping neighbor as the floodwaters rose and the currents were strong, it was amazing how every single person that had a boat, all hands on deck. they got every person out of there. you were one of the people saved, right? i have a picture of you. i'm going to put it up on tv right now. >> hi. >> hi. >> what's your name? >> minnie. >> very nice to meet you. i saw you on the boat. you didn't want to leave your house. >> no. i got up that morning, ate my cereal, gradrank my coffee, reay paper and straightened up my house. >> i bet you regret that now. >> i had water in the ditch in front of my house, but i never dreamed it was going to do this. and then i decided to go look in my backyard, and lo and behold, their came water from the back. so i got it from the back and the front. >> so then it started coming in
your house. >> yes. >> how high was it? >> it had gotten up to -- my house kind of goes up like that, you know. oh, i guess it's a good 10 feet or 20 feet up there. >> about six feet of water. >> about six feet of water in your house? >> in my house i got six feet of water. >> how many years did you live there? >> i've been there since 1957. >> oh, my gosh. all right. now, i heard -- and you tell me if i'm wrong -- you didn't want to leave the really, i didn't. >> and they had to pull you out with a boat. i see the picture, you in the boat with a dog. >> that's not my dock. i don't even have a dog. >> that's got to be hard on you. you know, that's your home. >> yeah, i'm too old for this. >> i think everybody is. well, you know what, you have all these great people here that want to help you. >> exactly. >> the person that got you in
that boat, right? >> yes. >> thank god for that. >> yes. thank god for that. >> well, god bless you. a lot of americans as a result of this, they're going to donate money and help you rebuild your home, okay? >> that's wonderful. >> okay? and it will be better -- since 1957, you're just getting started. >> yeah, i am. >> god bless you. thank you so much. let's give this woman a hand. she's awesome. [ applause ] all right. now, i think -- where's the guy? here you are. i'm looking for you. what happened to you? >> shoulder surgery. >> rotator? i got to get that too, but i'm not doing that. >> when this first started, i wanted to help my friends rescue before it came to our house. my wife said, you're crazy. you're not going out with that shoulder like that. little did i know i had to launch my own boat with one arm.
there were people walking down the street, these older men. the fear in their eyes was unbelievable. >> there were thousands of people saved with these boats, and there was no government boat. people. >> a woman had a walker was submerged and she was walking down the driveway into deeper water. i turned back. >> you got your shoulder banged up? >> yes. my doctor wasn't happy but it's okay. >> he's one of the heros. right? so all of you, here. thank you. >> you're just part of the cajun navy was we call it. nobody left behind. >> we have home building to do. i used to be a contractor. >> have to take a break sometime. >> sir, how are you? i saw you earlier. >> you're an old vet with a
purple heart. >> yes. >> that is what happens from your perspective. >> water came up so fast. look at this. you're standing up. >> it came up so fast. i have a neighbor put stuff up on bricks. two and a half feet of water, bricks don't help. my wife is in massachusetts at the time. i spent two nights with these guys. my house went under. i stayed with them. we lost power. god is good. i have a family here that just helped us tear up sheet rock. i have six grandkids, three daughters and my wife came back to this devastation. but we're blessed. you know? this is my church.
>> i love it when people say i lost my house, everything i own, but i'm blessed. >> that is a lot of faith there. >> it is. but that is all we have. we don't have a home. minni may jones, she's the matriarch. i have two daughters there. y'all stand up. they grew up with her and her kids. miss minnie may is the rock of the neighborhood. >> i can tell. i think we ought to make you deputy mayor. >> absolutely. yes. i agree. >> listen, thank you. thank you and thanks for being here and bringing attention to this. by the way, we're putting on the screen, samaritans first. that is franklin graham's group. tony perkins church, where we are, anything you can do to help, i'm going to help.
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that are hopeless. let me take that back. they're not hopeless. they have christ. >> i have known tony perkins forever. i wrote him a note. he's a good man. >> thank you for what you're doing. >> we had a call from tony. they needed help. and we were happy to respond, with the church, we're sending out volunteers to help with gutting and mudding out of the homes, we helped miss minnie may. >> she should be the mayor. >> she's amazing. >> she is amazing. >> i have to say one thing. all you're doing is important. i was on trips with franklin graham. i went to haiti with him. what you're doing is unbelievable. >> they're yelling in my ear. these kids are have lynchberg, virginia, liberty university. i'm going to tell them, give these kids a pluses. okay? baton rouge, try to help out.
tony perkins church. we'll see you in austin, texas tomorrow night. thanks for being with us. the o'reilly factor is on. tonight: >> i think you are wrong about the mass deportations and going into families it will be done in a very humane way and they will come back in and they will be legal and people will be happy and we have a country again. >> that q and a was one year ago. now reports say donald trump may be revising his illegal immigration plan to deport millions of aliens. mr. trump will be here tonight. >> if i'm elected president, this chaos and violence will end and it will end very, very quickly but how will that be accomplished? again we will talk major domestic policy this evening with donald trump. >> are you offended when i ask you where you from? >> no. >> where are you from? >> i'm from india. how about